Oil companies have known for decades that their products would cause climate change, yet they have undermined climate science and action. They misled us — and now Torontonians are paying the price.
Climate change is already affecting us. Our city has faced major storms, smog-causing heat-waves and floods that have cost nearly a billion dollars. And it’s only going to get worse with climate change.
Toronto City Council has asked staff to report back later this year on the long-term costs of climate change and possible legal options to hold fossil fuel producers accountable for paying their fair share of those costs.
Ask your councillor to support holding big polluters accountable.